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Speaker Wannabe McCarthy’s Benghazi Gaffe

By |September 30th, 2015|

EVERYONE KNOWS the definition of a Beltway “gaffe,” which Michael Kinsey described as inadvertently telling the truth. What the new speaker of the House wannabe Kevin McCarthy told Sean Hannity qualifies as a whopper of a gaffe. It’s what we all knew to be true from the start.

Reporting from MSNBC

“What you’re going […]

Near Panic in Bush Land as Rubio Rises

By |September 29th, 2015|

Another Bush donor invited to Miami, assessing the state of anxiety within Bush’s operation on a scale of 1 to 10, put the panic level at a “6 or 7. [Politico]

WITH THE rise of Marco Rubio in the polls, Jeb! is looking like a wounded political animal. The primary season is fueled by […]

After Pope Visit, Speaker Boehner Resigns, Government Shutdown Less Likely *Updated*

By |September 25th, 2015|

“I think John Boehner threw himself on a grenade.” – Chuck Todd

THE INVITE of Pope Francis was Speaker John Boehner’s highest moment. As a devout Catholic, Boehner knew he could never deliver on the Pontifex’s plea to stop the divisiveness. Because of the Hastert rule, where legislation in the House can only […]

Trump Drops, Carly Gains Big, Clinton’s Best Interview

By |September 20th, 2015|

Fiorina ranks second with 15% support — up from 3% in early September. She’s just ahead of Ben Carson’s 14%, though Carson’s support has also declined from 19% in the previous poll… Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida…is now in fourth place with 11% support, up from 3% in a previous poll. [CNN]


Carly Slays Trump Who’s Sliding, and Puts Pressure on Clinton

By |September 18th, 2015|

Mentions of Trump on both television and radio have been trending downward for a month from their post-Fox debate high. His share of Twitter conversation relative to other candidates has declined in recent weeks, and his odds in political prediction markets have dipped in the hours since Wednesday night’s debate. [Politico]


Carly Extinguishes Sarah Palin Nightmare, Proving Clinton Needs Debates More than Anyone

By |September 17th, 2015|

Fiorina put questions about her claim to run for the top job to rest early and often in Wednesday’s debate with a dynamite, substantive performance. Along the way, she was able to effectively shut up GOP frontrunner Donald Trump and come away the clear winner in the field of 11. [Weekly Standard]

NO ONE on […]

Fiorina: “Mr. Trump’s going to be hearing quite a lot from me.” *Updated*

By |September 16th, 2015|

“At the Reagan Library, you’re going to hear people, I suspect… who deny climate change. I think if you pushed them they’d probably deny gravity as well.” – Vice President Joe Biden [CNN]

ON CNN earlier today Jake Tapper, who is the lead moderator for tonight’s Reagan Library debate, said that he wants the candidates […]

Clinton Crushes on MSNBC, While Trump Stumbles on Quds & Kurds

By |September 4th, 2015|

DURING AN interview with Andrea Mitchell, Hillary Clinton addressing the subject of Syria caught my attention, with Clinton saying the world needed to do more. There is no single foreign policy issue that has stymied U.S. foreign policy more than this one, in my opinion. The interview won’t silence her critics, but […]

Jeb Versus Trump, Game On

By |September 2nd, 2015|

“I like Jeb,” Trump said. “He’s a nice man. But he should really set the example by speaking English while in the United States.” [Breitbart]

EVERYONE IS asking what is Jeb! thinking? I’d say once Donald Trump said he had low energy, the “emasculating” of Jeb Bush finally hit home. Then came the […]

Political Move of Summer: Trump “Emasculating” Jeb!

By |August 31st, 2015|

“Look, Jeb Bush was a very successful governor, he’s a thoughtful man, he was a good, conservative governor. But every day, Donald Trump is emasculating Jeb Bush, and Republican primary voters are not going to default to the establishment candidate who is being weakened by these attacks that go unresponded to.” – Steve Schmidt […]